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Merkel discusses Syria situation with Erdogan

IANS  |  Berlin 

German and Turkish have discussed the situation in and the possible political process there.

Steffen Seibert, of the German federal government, said at a press conference on Monday that the two leaders agreed on telephone call that the situation was particularly urgent, reported.

Merkel and Erdogan also exchanged views on the possibilities of promoting the political process in Syria, according to Seibert, who added the two leaders also discussed bilateral relations.

Seibert said at the press conference that given the situation in Syria, a new political process needs to get underway.

"A long-term, can only be imagined" without Bashar al-Assad, added Seibert.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 07:36 IST